With the advent of PBS subsidised treatment for IPF (idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis), now that Nintedanib is available, it will be of increasing importance to be able to achieve adequate diagnostic tissue specimens for patients with possible disease. When the radiology (CT scan) is not entirely...
In this day and age of personalised medicine, it is vitally important that adequate samples are achieved from suspicious lung lesions, in order that specialised genetic testing can be performed. The larger and more well preserved the biopsies, the better the information. Cryobiopsy allows exactly...
Did you know that it's not normal to always feel tired, run down, or have trouble concentrating. If you're not waking up refreshed in the morning, no matter how much sleep you get, then you may need a sleep study. http://www.sleephealthfoundation.org.au/fact-sheets-a-z/195-sleep-study.html
This website is a great resource for emphysema patients suffering from breathlessness. Hopefully you'll find the stories inspiring and helpful.
Novel Non-Pharmacological Asthma Treatment. Here's a great website explaining the procedure of bronchial thermoplasty. We are now offering this procedure at Epworth Eastern in Melbourne with no gap fee. Call to enquire or make a booking: (03) 9890 5200 or contact us online.
Snoring may be a sign of obstructive sleep apnoea, a potentially serious medical condition, however, many people are “simple snorers”, with marital disharmony being the most important consequence.For those people, it may be worth checking out this book.